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Lookout Mountain, Golden

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Connect with nature at this 110-acre park. Inside experience exhibits that depict migrating birds and reveal secrets of the ponderosa pine forest. Visit the Discovery Corner and Observation Room. Outside stroll trails winding through forest and meadow, picnic beneath towering pine trees or join a naturalist-guided program.
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  • August 11, 2017
    We rode our bikes from downtown Denver starting at the Tourin Bicycle Shop, through downtown Golden, and up to the top. It was amazing and totally fun coming down. We also enjoyed stopping by Buffalo ...  more »
  • August 11, 2017
    I live on top of Lookout Mtn., for the last 23 years, it very popular for the city views and quick escape from the city. Please remember that this is also a residential area: locals / kids and lots of...  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    We parked in the lot of the Buffalo Bill Museum (which was surprisingly busy on a Sunday morning) so that we could take some photos of the mountains. When we arrived (about 10:00 am) it was so foggy t...  more »

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